eli5: why is potato chips so high in calories but potatoes are relatively low?

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eli5: why is potato chips so high in calories but potatoes are relatively low?

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It’s the oil that the chips are fried in. That’s where most of the calories in chips comes from. By weight, it’s also the relative ration of potato starches, etc. to water, which is reduced when frying.

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